Obituaries   >   Pennsylvania   >   December 24, 1918


Mrs. C. D. Lentz

Mrs. Beulah, nee Hobart, wife of Charles D. Lentz, died Sunday of influenza after an illness of eleven days at her home, No. 449 Washington stree, aged thrity-seven years. She was a daughter of the late Clarence C. and Louisa, nee Thomas, Hobart, and was born in New York City. Her husband, Charles D., who is a butcher for Z. Boyer, survives with three daughters, Thelma, Margaret and Eleanor; three sons, Charles H., Robert and Clarence, and one brother, Clarence Hobart. She was a member of St. Andrew's Reformed Church. Rev. Kern will officiate at the funeral on Thursday at 1:30 p.m.

Miss Catherine Hughes

Miss Catherine Hughes, a former resident of South Bethlehem, died Saturday at her home in South Philadelphia, of pneumonia, aged 21 years. Miss Hughes was taken ill a week ago.

She was a daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John Hughes and was born in South Bethlehem. She is survived by her parents and one sister, Mrs. William Ward, South Bethlehem. The remains will be sent to South Bethlehem where they will be taken in charge by Undertaker Bolich. Interment will be made in St. Michael's cemetery.

Grace A. Fatzinger

Grace A., a daughter of George and the late Annie Fatzinger, nee Anthony, died Sunday at the home of her grandmother, Mrs. Anthony, No. 1743 Canal street, Northampton, of diptheria croup, aged six years and ten months. Besides the father, she is survived by two sisters, Miriam and Helen, and one brother, Harold, all at home. Funeral yesterday afternoon.

Mrs. John D. Mishler

Louisa C., wife of John D. Mishler, passed away Friday morning at Reading, after an illness of six months, most of which time she was confined to bed.

Deceased was born in Philadelphia in 1851 and was the daughter of Augustus Halbach. She was married to Mr. Mishler 47 years ago. They had resided in Reading ever since. She is survived by her husband and these daughters: Mrs. H. Hurd Hillegas, Mrs. Harry E. Bell and one son, J. Boyd Mishler, and a sister, Mrs. E. A. Metzger, of Philadelphia, and three grandchildren, John D. M. Bell, Carmaletta Bell and Constance Hillegas.

Deceased was a member of the Women's Club and a contributor to many of Reading's charities. She had a wide acquaintance. Deceased was an extensive traveler. She visited all parts of this country and made three trips to Europe.

Mrs. W. W. Wenner

Louisa E., wife of Victor W. L. Wenner, No. 1322 Gordon street, died at 3:30 o'clock Saturday afternoon at her home of complications, aged forty-six years. She had beel ill for some time. She was a native of Topton, a daughter of Amanda Trexler, nee Fenstermacher, and the late Jonas Trexler. The family came to this city twenty-three years ago. Besides the husband and mother, one daughter, Bertha, wife of Edwin L. Albright, of this city, three brothers, Edwin, Henry, and Fred, of Topton, and one sister, Mrs. Reuben Fretz, of Mertztown, survive. Private funeral services will be held from ...

Raymond F. Hordendorff

Raymond F., son of Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hordendorff, of Bushkill township, died at his home at that place at 6:15 a.m. Saturday of pneumonia, following an attack of influenza, aged ten years, eleven months and nine days. His father succumbed to the same illness last Sunday and was buried on Wednesday of last week. The little boy is survived by his mother. Also by his grandparents on both sides, Mr. and Mrs. Simon Bowers, of Belfast, and Mr. and Mrs. Henry Hordendorf of Plainfield township.

The funeral services will be held at the home today at 1 p.m. and interment will be made in Plainfield cemetery.

Robert S. Henry

Robert S. Henry, son of the late William H. and wife Mary, nee Rabenold, Henry, died on Saturday of influenza at his home near Wanamaker, aged thrity-three years. He is survived by his wife, Ella, nee Heintzleman. He was a member of P. O. S. of A. of Steinsville, No. 288 and Blue Mountain Lodge, No. 249, I. O. O. F. Funeral services were held on Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at his home with further services in Jacksonville church.

Mrs. Sarah Osterhouse

Mrs. Sarah Osterhouse, of 172 Green St., died Sunday morning at her home of paralysis, aged 41 years. Mrs. Osterhouse is survived by her mother, two sons and three brothers. The funeral will be held this morning at 9 o'clock, from her late home. Mass will be sung in the Church of the Immaculate Conception. Interment will be made in the cemetery adjoining.

T. J. Rehrig

Thomas J. Rehrig, the veteran carpenter of No. 1017 Court street died Sunday evening at his home of complications, aged sixty-seven years. He had been a sufferer for the past thirty years with stomach trouble. He was a native of Mauch Chunk, a son of Ephraim and the last Julian Rehrig, nee Miller. As a youth he learned the carpenter trade and followed that all his life. He was a member of the Junior Independent Americans and the Daughters of America. He is survived by his wife, Rachel D., nee Belford, one son, two daughters and the following brothers and sisters: Mrs. Lizzie Nuss, Allentown, Mrs. Allen Rinker, East Mauch Chunk, Mrs. George Sanders, Mrs. Myra Diefenderfer, Alex Romig, Lehighton; Mrs. Ida Trainor, Sayre; Mrs. Irwin Shoch, Allentown.

Source:The Allentown Morning Call, Allentown, PA, Tuesday, December 24 1918, page 8


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